Council welcomes Hinkley go-ahead


North Somerset Council has welcomed the Government’s decision to give the go-ahead to Hinkley Point C.

Cllr Elfan Ap Rees, the council’s deputy leader and executive member for economic development, said: “We have been preparing for Hinkley for a long time and have plans in place to harness the economic benefits and job opportunities it will provide.

“Now it has been given the go-ahead these plans will be put into action and we will continue to help fund the work of Somerset Chamber of Commerce in building up a local supply chain to support the Hinkley project.”

See our news release for more about the benefits Hinkley Point C will bring to businesses in North Somerset.